- The Spook's Secret(The American title is Night Of The Soul Stealer) is the third book in The Wardstone Chronicles. It is about how for winter, Thomas Ward must stay in the Spook's winter home of Anglerzarke, and then discovers the Spook's dark secret about his home and former apprentice, Morgan.
In this third and terrifying instalment in the Wardstone Chronicles, the nights are drawing in and it's time for Tom and his master to move to Anglezarke, the Spook's winter house. Tom has heard it will be a sinister and menacing place, but nothing could fully prepare him for what he finds there. For this house, and indeed the whole of Anglezarke moor is full of secrets about the Spook's youth. Secrets that are about to come to the surface and could wreak havoc on the whole county.
Meg Skelton (Domestic Lamia Witch) Thomas James Ward (Spook's apprentice) John Gregory (Spook) Alice Deane (Thomas' friend and familiar witch) Jack Ward (Thomas' brother) Ellie (Jack's wife) Mam (Mother of Jack and Thomas, suspected lamia witch.) Dad (Father of Jack and Thomas) Morgan (Necromancer/mage, previously Spook's apprentice) Mr and Mrs Hurst (Step parents of Morgan) Andrew (Spook's brother, locksmith) Shanks (Delivers the spook's supplies) Golgoth (name means lord of winter in old tongue) Marcia (Meg's sister, feral lamia witch)